Adam Davidson Grows GS&P's Bridge Engineering Services in Tennessee

Experienced Project Manager to Provide Design and Inspection Leadership

August 15, 2017   |   Nashville,  Tenn.   |   People

Gresham, Smith and Partners announces that Adam Davidson, P.E., has joined the firm as a senior transportation engineer. Davidson brings more than 15 years of experience in bridge design, inspection and rehabilitation. He has worked with a broad range of clients including government agencies, private entities and local communities throughout the eastern United States and internationally. At GS&P, he will serve as a project manager and technical leader to grow and strengthen the firm’s bridge engineering services in Tennessee.

“Adam not only brings an exceptional structural engineering portfolio, but he also has extensive experience with bridge inspection,” said Kent Black, P.E., executive vice president at Gresham, Smith and Partners. “He understands the big picture of projects, and he’s able to offer clients a deep and well-rounded perspective on structural deficiencies and work with them to identify the best solutions moving forward. Adam’s project management skills and technical knowledge will help take our bridge engineering services to the next level. We are very pleased to welcome him to GS&P.”

“I look forward to contributing to GS&P’s structural engineering projects throughout the state,” said Davidson. “My passions center on clients and communities. I enjoy collaborating with clients to meet their goals while providing services that enhance commerce and quality-of-life for Tennesseans. I’m excited to work with my colleagues to continue expanding the bridge engineering expertise within our team and using it to benefit GS&P’s clients.”

Davidson was most recently a project manager and bridge engineer at Volkert, Inc., in Nashville.  Prior to that, he was a section manager, project manager and bridge engineer at CHA/RW Armstrong. Some of his most notable projects include bridge maintenance and repairs for TDOT Regions 1, 2 and 3; inspection and rehabilitation of Walnut Street Bridge in Chattanooga, Tenn.; general engineering on-call services for TVA bridges throughout the Southeast; a design-build project for the Ohio River Bridge in Louisville, Ky.; and the Baku-Russian Federation Border Highway in the Republic of Azerbaijan. Outside of the office, Davidson has served as an adjunct professor for the Civil Engineering department at Nashville’s Lipscomb University. He is also a committee member for the American Council of Civil Engineering (ACEC)’s Leadership P.E. Program. A Tennessee native, Davidson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Tennessee Technological University and a Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering from the University of Tennessee – Knoxville.

GS&P's Transportation professionals deliver comprehensive planning, design, environmental, architectural and construction phase services for highway, transit, aviation and rail facilities. The staff of engineers, planners and scientists capitalize on the firm’s diverse blend of markets and disciplines to offer a truly integrated and sustainable approach that considers all perspectives and offers practical, forward-thinking solutions.
 

“Adam not only brings an exceptional structural engineering portfolio, but he also has extensive experience with bridge inspection. He understands the big picture of projects, and he’s able to offer clients a deep and well-rounded perspective on structural deficiencies and work with them to identify the best solutions moving forward.”

Kent Black, P.E., GS&P executive vice president 
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